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Police block acess to a section of Bethune Street in Peterborough on July 19, 2018 as they search for a potentially armed male suspect in a drug investigation. He was later arrested without further incident. (Photo: Wendy Gibson / Facebook)

Police arrest drug suspect after cordoning off section of downtown Peterborough

Officers responded with assault rifles at Dalhousie and Bethune Streets because of concern man was armed.
Toronto/Guelph-based duo Jennis (Dennis Gaumond and Jen Gillmor) will perform their style of acoustic jazzy-bluesy-funky folk at The Arlington in Maynooth on Saturday, July 21. (Photo: Jennis)

nightlifeNOW – July 19 to 25

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, July 19 to Wednesday, July 25.
"Maple the Cow", a life-size milkable cow model featuring milk donated by Kawartha Dairy, is one of the attractions at the 2018 Ennismore Shamrock Festival, which takes place this weekend (July 21 and 22) at the Ennismore Robert E. Young Recreation Complex in Selwyn Township. (Photo: Township of Selwyn)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – July 18, 2018

Featuring a job opportunity at the Chamber, the Ennismore Shamrock Festival, Apsley Lions Giant Indoor Flea Market, Crocs After Dark at Indian River Reptile Zoo, and more.
Hillary Dumoulin

Hillary Dumoulin is the Peterborough Folk Festival’s 2018 Emerging Artist

Lakefield-born musician will open for Terra Lightfoot at festival kick-off concert at Market Hall on August 17.
Item #2 on our ultimate Peterborough & the Kawarthas summer bucket list: epic plays from 4th Line Theatre performed outdoors among the rolling hills of Millbrook at the picturesque Winslow Farm. Read on for 10 more unique summer experiences available to residents and visitors alike in Peterborough & the Kawarthas.

The ultimate Peterborough & the Kawarthas summer bucket list: 11 things to try in...

Featuring fun on the water, outdoor theatre, fine art, live music, cycling the countryside, and much more.
Food app start-up Zatiq co-founder and CTO Hasan Jafri with co-founder and CEO Sultan Moni. Zatiq, which uses artifical intelligence to match consumer food cravings with local meal locations, is expanding to Africa and Pakistan. (Photo courtesy of the Innovation Cluster)

businessNOW – July 16, 2018

Featuring Zatiq, Team Vanrahan, The Schnitzel Shack, Lakefield Bakery On Queen, Peterborough Chamber board nominations, local manufacturers roundtable, and more.
Severe thunderstorm watch

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for the Kawarthas

Scattered thunderstorms may produce strong wind gusts, large hail, and heavy rain.
The Silver Bean Cafe in Millennium Park is one of 32 Peterborough restaurants, cafes, and pubs participating in the 2018 Paint The Town Red fundraiser for the United Way on Wednesday, July 18th. This is the sixth year of participation by the Silver Bean, whose co-owner Michael VanDerHerberg founded the event in 2013. (Photo courtesy of United Way of Peterborough and District)

Paint The Town Red fundraiser returns for sixth year on July 18

32 Peterborough restaurants, cafes, and pubs will donate 25% of net sales on that day to the United Way.
The design concept for the new mural to be painted on the side of the YES Shelter for Youth and Families building at 196 Brock Street by Toronto-based artists Andrea Manica and Caitlin Taguibao. The mural is expected to be completed later this fall. (Photo courtesy of City of Peterborough)

A third public art mural is coming to downtown Peterborough

Dandelions and strawberries will adorn wall of YES Shelter building on Brock Street.
A view of Victoria Beach on Lake Ontario in Cobourg. (Photo courtesy of Linda McIlwain)

The Beach Report for July 13 – 19, 2018

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland .

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